Baztab News

Nai is concerned on media situation in Ghazni

16 Aug 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

A month back there were 8 active radios, 2 active TV stations and two active papers but now it is zero. Taliban either damaged media or caused media to be shut down. According to reports, the first action Taliban performed after attack on Ghazni on beginning hours on 10th August was destroying communication and media […]

Government should implement law rather than violating it

24 Jul 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

  Afghanistan’s constitution is a red line that every entity should heed it. Freedom of expression and freedom of information are the fundamental rights of Afghan citizens and no any entity including government can violate it. On 16th, July 2018 the Ministry of Education stated: “As everyone knows the relevant affairs of ministries and governmental […]

Violent encounter against journalists is increasing

15 Jul 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

  Since March 21st, 2018 58 violence cases against journalists are recorded at Nai’s Media Watch that include 13 cases of assassination. This number determines that journalists’ assassination have been increased by 33% in comparison with the same duration last year. Furthermore 9% humiliations of journalists, 36% beating up and threats against journalists have been […]

On the occasion of “National Cooperation against Drag” week, a photo exhibition was conducted by Nai Supporting Open Media Cooperation. The photos of the exhibition focused on the consequence of the drag in Afghanistan.

01 Jul 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

At opening ceremony of the exhibition interior deputy minister Khalilullah Bakhtyari explained their activities on drag counter processes. “Although statistics show of drag cultivation increase, but it is clear that the most beneficiaries of drags are not Afghans but the smugglers including terrorists.” He added. Noor Habib Jallal deputy attorney general in a speech to […]

Afghan government should clarify that what measures they have to tackle Taliban’s threats against media and media entities

25 Jun 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

  Website related to Taliban group threatened media and media entities through a statement on 12th, June 2018. After bombing the so called “Voice of Shariah” Radio that belonged to Taliban in Ghazni province by foreign forces, Taliban group threatened media and media entities through statement on their website and warned them if this action […]

Afghan government must provide tranquility to media community in the country in keeping of Afghan film archives Recently president Ghani has issued an order to transfer the Afghan film archive into presidential office

19 Jun 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

Sabir Mohmand, spokesperson of Information and Culture Ministry in interview with Nai’s Media Watch said: “Ministries are supposed to be shifted in to specific area in Dar_ul_Aman “south west of Kabul city” but there isn’t any safe and sufficient environment to transfer the archive, so that president had ordered to transfer Afghan film archive into […]

None of entities has the right to prevent access to information through journalistic performances including photography and filming

13 Jun 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

On Monday 11th, June 2018, a number of local journalists in Qandahar province reported that they were invited for coverage of president Ghani’s speech seven hours before his arrival but when Mr. Ghani arrived his press group and special security forces didn’t allow journalists to cover his speech, to film and to take photo. Local […]

Afghan government, especially Ministry of Telecommunication should not keep the opportunity open for Taliban’s Radio to have broadcast

29 May 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

  Reports indicate that Taliban’s Radio have broadcast under the name of “Voice of Shariah” in Ghazni, Zabul and Qandahar provinces. Based on the reports Taliban’s radio broadcasts include Taliban campaign, propaganda and programs to pursue people to go in this group. Nai Supporting Open Media in Afghanistan strongly asks Ministry of Telecommunication not to […]

Nai Supporting the Open Media in Media in Afghanistan, welcomes the dissemination of news boycott in Badakhashan but asks practical steps to be taken by the government to comply with its obligations

24 May 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

  Badakhshan’s Journalists and media community stopped boycotting news of government. After apologize of Badakhshan’s governor, General Ahmad Faisal Bekzad; it was decided by journalists’ community of Badakhshan to remove the ban. On 20th, May journalists of Badakhashan province in a protest gathering boycotted the government news in reaction to no response from governmental authorities […]